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Long Term Care Home Wait Times for Timmins

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Quick Facts in Timmins for april 2022

  • There are 663 Long-Term Care Home (LTCH) beds
  • On average, 9 people moved into a LTCH this month
  • 89% of people moved into their first choice on the initial bed offer
  • 65 people were placed in a LTCH awaiting their first choice
  • There are 511 people waiting for initial LTCH placement
  • 576 people are on the LTCH placement waitlist

Average LTCH Availability (as of april 2022) 

A printable handout is available here.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Note: These figures represent average wait times in each category, based on the total number of people waiting for long-term care in Timmins in the month of August. These wait times will vary depending on accommodation availability, and the gender and placement category of the person waiting for long-term care. Individual patients may select up to 5 LTCHs and would be reflected on more than one waitlist.

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​Placement Categories

Depending on your needs, you will be placed in one of the following categories:  

Category 1​People who need immediate admission to long-term care and cannot have their needs met at home, or who are in hospital, when hospital is in crisis. People in a LTCH that is closing within 12 weeks.
​​Category 2People who need to be reunified with their spouses/partners who are currently residing in a long-term care home, and who meet eligibility requirements (including care needs.)
​​Category 3​People waiting for a Long-Term Care Home serving those of a particular religion, ethnic origin or culture.
​​Category 4A​People who have high care needs, but can still be supported at home until a bed becomes available. People in hospital waiting for long-term care. People in a LTCH seeking transfer to their first choice.
​Category 4B​People with care needs who are currently managing at home with supports, but may need a long-term care home in the future. Wait times for clients in this category are much longer.
​VeteranPeople who are veterans and are applying to be placed into a Long-Term Care Home that contains Veteran Priority Access Beds.